Selective wins Forbes award

BRANCHVILLE. Selective Insurance Company of America has been nameed one of 'America's best mid-size employers' by Forbes Magazine. Locally, Selective Insurance celebrated 'Take Your Child to Work Day' in a big way.

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  • From left: Alexandra Friedman (3rd Grade), Jessica Moran (4th grade) and Lilyanna Klaver (2nd grade) plated perennials at Selective’s headquarters in Branchville on April 25 as part of the company’s Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work event. The activity was led by Farmside Landscape and Design who provided nearly 100 plants – one for every child in attendance –  to take part in the Earth Day-themed planting. Selective’s Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day event provided the kids a chance to make a difference in the community through small service projects, as well as learn about career opportunities in insurance.

  • From left: Brady Bentrewicz ( 6th grade), Kassi Bentrewicz (Kindergarten), Abby Bloxham (5th grade).

Selective Insurance Company of America, the lead insurance company of Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGI), today announced that it has been named one of “America's Best Mid-Size Employers” by Forbes magazine. Selective is recognized as one of the highest ranked property and casualty insurance companies on the list.

“Selective’s 2,300 employees are the reason for our success. We are thankful for their contributions and are wholly committed to fostering an environment where they can be and do their best,” said Greg Murphy, Chairman and CEO, Selective Insurance. “This recognition as one of America’s best mid-size employers is a testament of our ongoing efforts to create a highly engaged team and a rewarding employee experience. The insurance industry offers exciting career opportunities in many different disciplines like Data Science, Marketing, IT and Underwriting, and Selective is the best place for people to put their talents to good work.”

Selective’s debut at number 79 on “America’s Best Mid-Size Employers” list is within the top 20% of the 500 companies ranked and the second highest P&C company. The company’s unique “high-tech,” “high-touch” business model is translated through its best-in-class workforce that delivers a unique field-based underwriting and claims operation paired with cutting-edge agency technology and a steadfast commitment to delivering a superior customer service experience.

Selective employees have a personal commitment to maintaining Selective’s role as an insurance industry leader. The company offers a collaborative work environment with an accessible leadership team, professional development opportunities, financial rewards, and competitive benefits. For more information about working at Selective and employment opportunities, please visit or LinkedIn.

“America’s Best Mid-Size Employers” were selected based on an independent survey where over 50,000 employees in 25 different industries working for companies with at least 1,000 people employed in their U.S. locations were asked open-ended questions regarding his/her own employer. The evaluation was based on both direct and indirect recommendations. Click "America’s Best Mid-Size Employers" to see the full list of recognized companies.

About Selective Insurance Group, Inc.

Selective Insurance Group, Inc. is a holding company for 10 property and casualty insurance companies rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best. Through independent agents, the insurance companies offer standard and specialty insurance for commercial and personal risks, and flood insurance underwritten by the National Flood Insurance Program. Selective maintains a website at

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